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    go down to the subway?

    How do you say what you do when you go down the stairs/escalator to the subway? I am looking for an expression. (Hope the question itself is correct:D)

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lily of the valley View Post
    How do you say what you do when you go down the stairs/escalator to the subway? I am looking for an expression. (Hope the question itself is correct:D)
    You go down or you descend.

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You go down or you descend.
    Is the way I wrote it correct? "go down to the subway"

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lily of the valley View Post
    Is the way I wrote it correct? "go down to the subway"
    Yes, it's fine.

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lily of the valley View Post
    Is the way I wrote it correct? "go down to the subway"
    An AmE-speaker would probably say "go down the stairs into the subway."

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Is the expression still okay if the word 'subway' means "a path that goes under a road, etc. which people can use to cross to the other side"?

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lily of the valley View Post
    Is the expression still okay if the word 'subway' means "a path that goes under a road, etc. which people can use to cross to the other side"?
    Yes, but I would call that an underpass.

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    Yes, but I would call that an underpass.
    If I'm right in British English subway means what you call an underpass.

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lily of the valley View Post
    If I'm right in British English subway means what you call an underpass.
    Yes that's true, but "underpass" is used as well, mainly for vehicles.

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    Re: go down to the subway?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes that's true, but "underpass" is used as well, mainly for vehicles.
    And for people which one is used?

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